CAPE TOWN.- The Michaelis School of Fine Art
is internationally recognised as one of Africa's foremost institutions for the study of fine art. We invite applications for the following posts for appointment as soon as possible.
The School seeks to appoint a new member of staff to assume teaching and research in Discourse and the Theory & Practice of Art courses in the BAFA programme.
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses and supervising postgraduate research, and should be conversant with both Contemporary Art Theory and History of Art. Familiarity with developments in the area of Curatorship and a proven track record of teaching and research in African and/or Asian Art would be an advantage.
The successful applicant must have at least a Master's degree with proven research capacity and publication outputs, while a PhD is essential for the more senior positions. The ability to supervise postgraduate research projects is essential and candidates appointed at the senior levels must be prepared to assume the role of Head of Department if nominated.
The successful applicant will be encouraged to apply for funding to pursue his or her own research projects. A start-up grant enables new staff to launch their research programmes.
Information on the teaching and research activities of the School may be found on the website: http://www.michaelis.uct.ac.za
Appointment will take place at the appropriate level in alignment with the Faculty's criteria for promotion. The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The annual remuneration packages, including benefits, are: Professor R560 806 Associate Professor R460 148 Senior Lecturer R393 743.
Please send/e-mail: a letter of motivation, stating clearly the post reference number and level for which you are applying a full CV (no certificates) a one-page summary of your CV the names, e-mail and telephone details of three contactable referees to: Mrs T Moore (Ref: 2026 ART), Staff Recruitment & Selection, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa by 31 July 2009 e-mail: Tracy.Moore@uct.ac.za tel. +27 21 650 2192 Website: http://www.humanities.uct.ac.za